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[audio]Kay Boyle Day: Part 1
On February 19, 1988, as part of a fund-raising marathon, KPFA presented a nine hour festival of programing in honor of Kay Boyle’s 86th birthday, which included interviews with the poet, author, and political activist and readings of her work. One of the most important American writers of the 20th century, Boyle was born in St. Paul, MN in 1902 and was educated at The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Literature; Spoken Word; Kay Boyle
Downloads: 85
[audio]Kay Boyle Day: Part 2
On February 19, 1988, as part of a fund-raising marathon, KPFA presented a nine hour festival of programing in honor of Kay Boyle’s 86th birthday, which included interviews with the poet, author, and political activist and readings of her work. One of the most important American writers of the 20th century, Boyle was born in St. Paul, MN in 1902 and was educated at The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Literature; Spoken Word; Poetry; Kay Boyle
Downloads: 51
[audio]Kay Boyle Day: Part 3
On February 19, 1988, as part of a fund-raising marathon, KPFA presented a nine hour festival of programing in honor of Kay Boyle’s 86th birthday, which included interviews with the poet, author, and political activist and readings of her work. One of the most important American writers of the 20th century, Boyle was born in St. Paul, MN in 1902 and was educated at The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Literature; Spoken Word; Poetry; Kay Boyle
Downloads: 66
[audio]Kay Boyle: An 86th Birthday Celebration
In honor of Kay Boyle’s 86th birthday, KPFA broadcast a program created by the American Audio Prose Library (AAPL),in which the novelist, poet, essayist, and political activist reads from one or her books and one of her essays. In the second half of the program she is interviewed by Kay Bonetti, about her writings, political philosophy, and life. Boyle was born in St. Paul, MN in 1902 and was educated at The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, PN...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Kay Boyle
Downloads: 201
[audio]Kay Boyle’s Amnesty International Benefit Reading
Author, poet, and political activist, Kay Boyle reads an excerpt from her 1933 novel “Gentleman, I Address You Privately”, in a program recorded on February 21, 1987 at San Francisco State University during an Amnesty International Benefit in her honor. The novel, which Boyle partially rewrote after this reading, tells of the adventures of an English clergyman forced out of the Church for unspecified behavior, and who then seeks to eke out a fortune as a piano teacher...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Literature; Spoken Word; Kay Boyle
Downloads: 38
[audio]KPFA’s 40th Anniversary Show, Part 2: Erik Bauersfeld and a Dramatic Quarter Century
The all day festivities celebrating KPFA’s 40th anniversary continues with a brief excerpt form the 10th anniversary program in which long time KPFA Public Affairs Director Elsa Knight Thompson ruminates on the groundbreaking political programing that was then, and is still today, a hallmark of the Pacifica stations. However the majority of this second segment of the 40th Anniversary Show is devoted to an interview with KPFA’s “Hero of the Hörspiel,” long time Drama and Literature Depar...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Current Events; Hörspiel
Downloads: 204
[audio]KPFA’s 40th Anniversary Show, Part 3: KPFA Miscellany
In another segment from KPFA’s all day broadcast celebrating its 40th anniversary, Charles Amirkhanian introduces a program of unusual “airchecks” (recordings made during a live broadcast), saved by KPFA producers during strategic moments. You will thrill to the sounds of Bill Schechner, who later went on to a career with NBC News, reading headlines from the wire services on April 1, 1978, complete with impertinent asides; Kris Welch in a confrontational interview with Wayne Dyer, author o...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Current Events; Folk Music
Downloads: 95
[audio]KPFA’s 40th Anniversary Show, Part 4: Elsa Knight Thompson & G. I. Gurdjieff
The all-day special broadcast celebrating KPFA’s 40th anniversary continues with a documentary about Elsa Knight Thompson. Throughout the 1960’s, KPFA Public Affairs Director Elsa Knight Thompson was an extraordinary and controversial programmer. Her experience with the BBC in London during World War II and in Washington D. C. at WCFM prepared her for a scintillating career as a radio journalist at KPFA, and her direct and incisive interviews of both left and right-wing figures were legendar...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Current Events
Downloads: 136
[audio]KPFA’s 40th Anniversary Show, Part 5: Listener Call-ins
The special all day broadcast celebrating the 40th anniversary of KPFA concludes with a three hour listener call-in segment, hosted by Charles Amirkhanian, who is joined by KPFA General Manager, Pat Scoot, and Pacifica Foundation Executive Director, David Salniker, and others. Caller comments range from glowing reviews of the station’s programing to sharp criticisms of the same. As always with KPFA, the listening audience is well informed and not at all shy about letting the station know what ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Other Finds; Current Events
Downloads: 48
[audio]Krenek plays Krenek: Four Piano Works Performed by the Composer
This is a 1963 program featuring four piano works by Ernst Krenek introduced and performed by the composer himself. This first work, “Piano Sonata No. 3,” is a 12 tone work in four movements. Krenek describes in some detail the series of tones used in the composition and how the work is constructed. “Sechs Vermessene,” as Krenek explains, is a series of measurements of a 12 tone series, thus the title, which roughly translates as “Six Measurements.” “ Basler Massarbeit” was origi...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th century classical; Serialism; Avant-garde
Downloads: 95
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